Saturday, August 4, 2012

Cheery Tomato Focaccia

Focaccia is popular Italian flat bread which is seasoned with Italian herbs, olive oil and other ingredients. Bread texture is outside is crispy and inside is soft. It looks similar to pizza. Focaccia can be used as a side to meals or as a base for pizza or sandwich bread.  So recipe is here….
Ingredients:
1.      2 + 1/2 cups bread flour
2.      2 teaspoon dry instant yeast
3.      2 teaspoon sugar
4.      1 teaspoon salt
5.      2 tablespoon olive oil
6.      1 cup lukewarm water
For topping:
1.      2 tablespoon olive oil
2.      1 teaspoon dry rosemary
3.      1 teaspoon oregano
4.      1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
5.      1 tablespoon finally chopped garlic
6.      1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halves
7.      1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
Method:  
1.      To make the dough, mix water and sugar in large bowl.
2.      Sprinkle the yeast in top of the water, cover and keep a side for ten minutes.
3.      Take one another large bowl mix the flour and oil.
4.      After ten minutes to bring all together, now add salt and make dough.
5.      Take the dough out on lightly floured surface and knead for 6 to 8 minute, if you needed add little water (make smooth dough).
6.      Let the dough rest for 2 hours in an oiled bowl, cover with kitchen towel to prevent from dough skin.
7.      Let it rise in a warm place about two hours or until doubled.
8.      While the dough is rising toss together oil and herbs and keep it aside to marinate.
9.      After 2 hour dough have been double in size.
10.  Punch down the dough on a floured surface, roll out dough into a rectangle.
11.  Press the on oiled brushed rectangle baking sheet.
12.  Cover the baking sheet with kitchen towel and leave them to rise for another 1 hour.
13.  Make dimples on the dough with your thumb, drizzle the rest of marinated oil on top of it.
14.  Fill the dimples with cherry tomatoes, onions and sprinkle the cheese and garlic.
15.  Bake in a preheated oven at 200ยบ C. for 20 to 22 minutes or until golden.
16.  Enjoy your Focaccia!!
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17 comments:

Peggy G. said...

I love focaccia bread! This sounds like a wonderful combination of flavors Daksha =)

R.Punitha said...

Hi Daksha,

Focaccia bread Looks AAawesome !!!

Perfect presentation:)

Keep on Dear:)

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PT said...

new and interesting :)

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and lovely looking Focaccia. Wonderfully prepared.
Deepa

Medeja said...

You made is nicely! It's one of my favourite breads!

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

looks so yummy...
VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

Rekha said...

wonderful combination.. looks very yummy and nice..
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Maayeka said...

so tempting and delicious..lovely recipe Daksha!!

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Jay said...

A really awesome recipe..love this..:)
Tasty Appetite

Swasthi said...

Focaccia looks delicious. glad to follow you and hope the same from you

Sreevalli E said...

Delicious focaccia... It's tempting me

Torviewtoronto said...

focaccia looks wonderful

Priya said...

Such an irresistible and inviting focaccia.

kala said...

Soooooo gooddddddddd

Daksha said...

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